Posts Categorized: Memorial Weekend News

Sandra Clinton: My Memorial Weekend Experience

Fire Hero Family Perspective: Sandra Clinton

If you have only recently learned about the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, you are not alone. Many families aren’t introduced to the Foundation until after they’ve experienced a tragic loss. Sandra Clinton was no exception—until she was notified that her husband Madison would be honored at Memorial Weekend 2019.

In-Person 40th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend – October 2-3, 2021

National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

Last week, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation announced the 40th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend is currently planned to be held in-person on October 2-3, 2021, on the grounds of the National Emergency Training Center (NETC) in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Due to the global pandemic there continues to be uncertainties, about COVID-19 restrictions, and challenges the pandemic may bring.

COVID-19 Does Not Stop Us from Honoring Our Nation’s Fallen Firefighters

America's Tribute to Fallen Firefighters

On Sunday, October 4, at 10:00 am EDT, the lives of 82 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2019 and 21 firefighters who died in previous years will be remembered in the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s production of America’s Tribute to Fallen Firefighters. This 45-minute special will be available to watch on www.firehero.org and through the NFFF’s social media platforms.

Ring Out in Support for Fallen Firefighters and Their Families

Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters 2020

Even during these extraordinary times, we find comfort and hope in coming together to support one another. This fall, communities can join us for the tribute to firefighters who died in the line of duty while protecting our neighborhoods. During this annual tribute, communities, faith congregations, and fire departments ring their bells on the weekend of the national tribute for fallen firefighters.